Definition of archetypal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

archetypal

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌɑrkəˈtaɪpl//
 
 
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having all the important qualities that make someone or something a typical example of a particular kind of person or thing We're going on the archetypal beach vacation with the kids. It was the archetypal American suburb, built in the 1950s.
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